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2010 OPPS proposed rule: CMS proposes more changes to physician supervision requirements

APCs Insider, August 21, 2009

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One of CMS’ proposed changes outpatient supervision could be a huge boon to hospitals and outpatient facilities.
 
In its 2010 OPPS proposed rule, CMS proposes permitting nonphysician practitioners (NPP)—nurse practitioners, physician assistants, clinical psychologists, certified nurse midwives, and clinical nurse specialists— to directly supervise all hospital outpatient therapeutic services that they may perform themselves in accordance with state law, scope of practice, and hospital-granted privileges.
 
Continue reading “OPPS 2010 proposed rule: CMS proposes more changes to physician supervision requirements” on the HCPro Web site. Briefings on APCs subscribers have free access to this article in the September issue.



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